2021-06-03: Social Media Postees

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Colombia: "The Government Murders with Impunity Because the US Empire is Behind it."
Carlos Aznarez | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-03
By Carlos Aznarez — May 31, 2021 | Cecilia Zamudio is a Colombian writer, poet, journalist and artist, and like many of her compatriots lives these days with great concern for what means the repressive escalation of the government of Iván Duque, but also with deep satisfaction to the patriotism that the Colombian people starring a national productive strike that has passed the month of duration, With her we talked about all these contingencies, in order to further sharpen the efforts of internationalist solidarity with the struggle of that people. | Day after day, Uribism in government continues to develop a…

A business without bosses
Staff | therealnews.com | 2021-06-03
ChiFresh Kitchen, located in Chicago, is owned and operated by formerly incarcerated women of color. Launched just as the pandemic hit, its five worker-owners mobilized to provide healthy meals to communities hardest hit by COVID-19 and systemic racism. | This story has been supported by the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous and compelling reporting about responses to social problems.

More than McCarthyism: the attack on activism students don't learn about from their textbooks
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-06-03
In legislatures across the country, Republican lawmakers are introducing bills to curtail what educators–in public schools and universities–can say and teach about racism and sexism. | June 3, 2021…

Naomi Osaka and the Power of 'Nope'
Lindsay Abrams | zcomm.org | 2021-06-03
When athletes such as Osaka are told to refrain from commenting on racism or politics and instead to shut up and play, it has always included an unsaid caveat: "unless we stand to profit off your voice."

Why do White Republicans oppose Black Lives Matter?
Julie Hollar | mronline.org | 2021-06-03
Look what they're watching. | June 3, 2021 | Newswire…

Struggle against cops & prisons shake up Pittsburgh politics
Andrew Bankson | zcomm.org | 2021-06-03
In Pittsburgh, the movement for Black lives has continued to upend the local political establishment…

4 June, Toulouse: Palestine Stand — Solidarity is our weapon!
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-06-03
Friday, 4 June 11 am to 1 pm Metro Bagatelle Toulouse, France Facebook : www.facebook.com/events/225330892443874/ On Friday, 4 June, Collectif Palestine Vaincra will organize a Palestine Stand at the exit of Bagatelle metro station in Toulouse, France, in solidarity with Palestine. In the aftermath of the murderous Israeli assault on Gaza, Palestine, the Palestinian people need our support more than ever in their struggle for return and liberation of Palestine from the river to the sea. All are invited to join in, gather stickers and flyers, take solidarity photos and sign on to the campaign to free Georg…

Antisemitism's Misdirection: Who Gets Hurt?
Ira Glunts | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-03
Unfounded or unconfirmed charges of antisemitism made by US pro-Israel organizations which are then parroted by the pro-Zionist US mainstream press, always increase when Israeli actions become so hideous they shame even some of its most dedicated supporters. With the latest Israeli shelling of Gaza, its evictions of Palestinians from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in…

The Fumbling King of Palestine: Palestinians are Defeating the Oslo Culture
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-06-03
The political discourse of Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, is similar to that of an ineffectual king who has been isolated in his palace for far too long. The king speaks of prosperity and peace, and tirelessly counts his innumerable achievements, while his people are dying of starvation …

Top Ways Israel's Netanyahu Torpedoed Mideast Peace and Harmed Israel and America
Juan Cole | juancole.com | 2021-06-03
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — A step was taken by his rivals toward unseating long-serving Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday when opposition parties all along the political spectrum from left to right formed a coalition of national unity. Ironically, that coalition only reached a majority in parliament by accepting for the first time …

PDF of June 3 issue
Workers World Party | workers.org | 2021-06-03
Download the PDF. U.S. behind detention of Venezuelan diplomat Release Alex Saab! Ama-zen? Alabama mine strike. Editorial: Reparations NOW for Black Tulsans! A year after George Floyd, fight police terror! Cleveland, Seattle, Oakland. From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free: March on Washington Global class impact Being . . . | Continue reading PDF of June 3 issue at Workers.org…

Friday 6/4: Palestine 101 & Naksa Community Teach-In
Angela | indybay.org | 2021-06-03
1331 S Nutwood St, Anaheim, CA…

Thursday 6/3: Collective Liberation From Minneapolis to Palestine
Angela | indybay.org | 2021-06-03

Labor for Palestine: US Union Activists Pass Support Resolutions
repost | indybay.org | 2021-06-03
Rank and file workers are passing pro-Palestinian resolutions across the country, including right here in San Francisco, where the teachers' union took a firm stand for the Palestinian liberation struggle. See www.commondreams.org/views/2021/05/31/us…

5/29/21 March on Washington for Palestine
Stop US Aid to Israel | indybay.org | 2021-06-03
On May 29, 2021, for the first time in memory, there was a March on Washington for Palestine, endorsed by over 130 groups, with some 35,000 people walking in the rain from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House.

United Palestinians have changed the course of history
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-03
The Palestinian revolt of 2021 will go down in history as one of the most influential events in irreversibly changing the collective thinking in and around Palestine. Only two other events can be compared with what has just transpired in Palestine: The revolt of 1936 and the first intifada that began in 1987.The general strike and rebellion of 1936 to 1939 were momentous because they represented the first unmistakable expression of collective Palestinian political agency. Despite their isolation and humble tools of resistance, the Palestinian people rose up across the country to challenge both British and Zionist…

A Fart Joke Is Not a Pogrom
Talia Lavin | thenation.com | 2021-06-03
A Fart Joke Is Not a Pogrom…

Portugal: Left Bloc faces Socialist Party in government and rising far right
Dick Nichols | greenleft.org.au | 2021-06-03
It was inevitable that the 12th National Convention of Portugal's radical Left Bloc, the third largest parliamentary force, would be unlike its predecessors, writes Dick Nichols.

The UN Took Away Iran's Right to Vote in the General Assembly
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
On Thursday, Iran strongly condemned the United Nations' decision to remove its voting rights in the General Assembly due to the delay in paying membership dues worth some US$16 million. | RELATED: | Iran: Health Spending Has Increased Sixfold in Past Eight Years | "US economic terrorism prevents Iran from paying for food, let alone UN fees," Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif tweeted. | The Iranian official suggested that the United Nations collect the unpaid fees us…

United Nations: Forced Expulsion Of Palestinians Violates Law
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-03
United Nations representatives have denounced the potential forced expulsion of Palestinian families from their homes in occupied East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood as a "violation of international law".

Some Israeli perspectives on the tragedy of the Middle East
Richard Drake | juancole.com | 2021-06-03
( Richard Drake) — The sickening events lately occurring in the Middle East have shocked and outraged the conscience of the world. The experts who have tried to pacify the Middle East, whatever their real intentions, obviously have failed to achieve anything but the preservation of a status quo guaranteed to produce one crisis and …

Iranian ship, petrochemical plant hit by fires amid threats from Israel
wsws.org | 2021-06-03
Tensions have mounted in the context of an imminent change of government in Israel and continuing talks in Vienna on reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

This time may be different: on the UN commission of inquiry investigating violations in the occupied Palestinian territory
Eds. | mronline.org | 2021-06-03
Thanks to a rapidly changing political context the new UN Human Rights Council commission announced on May 27th may be different from those in the past–this one may actually help hold Israel accountable. | June 3, 2021…

NATO chieftain blasts Belarus and Russia, hails German troops in neighboring Lithuania
Rick Rozoff | antibellum679354512.wordpress.com | 2021-06-03
NATO chieftain blasts Belarus and Russia, hails German troops in neighboring LithuaniaRick Rozoff June 22, 1941: Nazi Germany unleashes history's largest invasion force (three million troops) against Soviet Russia along an 1,800-mile front stretching from the Arctic Ocean to the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov into the Caucasus. Germany …

Activists aim to block Israeli ships from US ports in solidarity with Palestinians
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-03
Palestinian rights activists are aiming to block ships operated by an Israeli shipping line from unloading cargo in key US port cities as part of a campaign to pressure Israel over its numerous violations of international law. | The Arab Resource and Organizing Center (Aroc), which is leading the effort, told Middle East Eye on Wednesday that its "Block the Boat" campaign had successfully prevented a ship operated by Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd from docking in Oakland, California.

Thursday 6/10: The Rise Of Fascism In The US, Labor & The Insurrection
UFCLP | indybay.org | 2021-06-03
By Zoom | us02web.zoom.us/j/82861963736?pwd=Y2NFc2…

Israel's New Mossad Chief Threatens More Assassinations and Attacks Inside Iran
Dave DeCamp | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-03
On Tuesday, the …

Israel To Seek $1Bn Replenishment For Iron Dome From U.S., As New Coalition Government Forms In Israel
Anonymous007 | southfront.org | 2021-06-03
On June 2nd, Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz will travel to the US in order to request a $1bn replenishment…

100+ Democracy Scholars Issue Dire Warning About Threats to Voting Rights in US
William rivers Pitt | zcomm.org | 2021-06-03
"Our democracy is fundamentally at stake. History will judge what we do at this moment."

Why did Israel bomb bookstores?
Ruwaida Amer | electronicintifada.net | 2021-06-02
Samir Mansour's library was a vital resource for Gaza's students.

New Investigation Reveals Role of Israeli Operatives in Colombia's "Political Genocide"
Dan Cohen | mintpressnews.com | 2021-06-02
Known as the "Red Dance," the systematic murder of the Patriotic Union remains one of the most extreme cases of political violence in Latin America and new evidence suggests that it was concocted by one of the most decorated spies in Israeli history.

Syria's elections: "The legitimate, democratic expression of the Syrian people."
| workers.org | 2021-06-02
Statement from the International Delegation to the 2021 Syrian Presidential Election This independent delegation was assembled to witness the May 26, 2021, presidential election in Syria and to investigate on-the-ground conditions of Syrian life in the current period. Activists and journalists from Palestine, Syria, South Africa, France, Canada and the . . . | Continue reading Syria's elections: "The legitimate, democratic expression of the Syrian people." at Workers.org…

Honduran State: Both Judge and Perpetrator in the Disappearance of Four Garifuna Youths
Internationalist 360 ∞ | libya360.wordpress.com | 2021-06-02
Angel Huerta On May 18, the Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (OFRANEH) and the Garifuna Committee for the Investigation and Search for the Disappeared of Triunfo de la Cruz — SUNLA held the virtual forum Institutional Racism and the denial of access to truth and justice to the Garifuna people in the context of the forced… Read…

Here's How to Fight Climate Destruction and Environmental Racism Simultaneously
Staff | truthout.org | 2021-06-02
Historically, there have been tensions between the climate movement, which seeks to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in order to stop the heating of the planet, and the environmental justice (EJ) movement, which focuses on the harms caused by more localized pollution such as smog. Many people associate the climate movement with middle-class whites and the EJ movement with working-class people of color. This distinction is problematic given that poor and nonwhite people are the fo…

Environmental Racism and the Pork Industry: the Vindication of Epidemiologist Steve Wing
Robert Alvarez | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-02
According to the new study, U.S. agricultural production results in 17,900 air quality-related deaths per year, with about 80 percent of these deaths due to airborne contaminants from large-scale animal farms. Emissions from animal factory farms, known as confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) account for more annual deaths than pollution from coal power plants.

'Not Another Nickel!' Thousands march in Washington, D.C. against U.S. support for apartheid Israel
Morgan Artyukhina | liberationnews.org | 2021-06-02
The protest came just days after a ceasefire ended Israel's inhumane bombardment of Gaza, which has killed more than 200 people, 65 of whom were children.

'Not Another Nickel!' Thousands march in Washington, D.C. against U.S. support for apartheid Israel
Morgan Artyukhina | liberationnews.org | 2021-06-02
The protest came just days after a ceasefire ended Israel's inhumane bombardment of Gaza, which has killed more than 200 people, 65 of whom were children.

Israel: Coalition Deal Reached To Oust Netanyahu
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-02
Israel's opposition leader Yair Lapid announced on Wednesday that a deal was reached to form a coalition government that would end the 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. | RELATED: | Gaza Reconstruction Requires Lifting of the Israeli Blockade | The statement by centrist Lapid and his main partner, nationalist hardliner Naftali Bennett, came about 30 minutes before a midnight deadline to put together a new governing coalition following the March 23 elections. | An…

After Gaza Slaughter, Israel Wants Another $1 Billion Out of the US
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-02
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) confirmed that Israel will make the request a day after he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. "There is going to be a request made by the Israelis to the Pentagon on Thursday for $1 billion in aid to replenish Iron Dome batteries," Graham told Fox and Friends on Tuesday.

The Fumbling King of Palestine: Palestinians are Defeating the Oslo Culture
Ramzy Baroud | commondreams.org | 2021-06-02
"Neither Washington, Tel Aviv, nor Mahmoud Abbas' PA can possibly resuscitate the past and the miserable culture that Oslo has imposed on the Palestinian people." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Another poll signals fall in US support for Israel
Ali Abunimah | electronicintifada.net | 2021-06-02
Young Americans overwhelmingly blame Israel for recent violence.

Pakistan: Resistance to state violence continues
Tania Siddiqi | workers.org | 2021-06-02
May 17, protest outside of Supreme Court, Karachi On the Muslim holiday Eid Al-Fitr, Gujjar Nala and Orangi Nala residents, known as affectees, established a protest camp outside of the Karachi Press Club to draw attention to the ongoing demolitions of poor peoples' housing taking place in Karachi, Pakistan. At . . . | Continue reading Pakistan: Resistance to state violence continues at Workers.org…

It's Time for Stephen Breyer to Retire From the Supreme Court
Elie Mystal | thenation.com | 2021-06-02
It's Time for Stephen Breyer to Retire From the Supreme Court…

Was Mark Ruffalo wrong to accuse Israel of Genocide?
Juan Cole | zcomm.org | 2021-06-02
The precise characterization is less important than an acknowledgment that it is wrong to keep Palestinians in a condition of statelessness and without basic human rights…

Was Mark Ruffalo wrong to accuse Israel of Genocide?
Juan Cole | juancole.com | 2021-06-02
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The great actor and great humanitarian Mark Ruffalo apologized on Twitter last week for asserting that Israel was committing "genocide" toward the Palestinians, saying that the accusation was inaccurate, inflammatory and disrespectful and he had thought better of it. He also implied that such language was related to anti-Semitic hate …

Was Mark Ruffalo wrong to accuse Israel of Genocide?
Juan Cole | juancole.com | 2021-06-02
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The great actor and great humanitarian Mark Ruffalo apologized on Twitter last week for asserting that Israel was committing "genocide" toward the Palestinians, saying that the accusation was inaccurate, inflammatory and disrespectful and he had thought better of it. He also implied that such language was related to anti-Semitic hate …

5 June, Madrid: Palestine demonstration — with the Intifada of Unity
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-06-02
Saturday, 5 June 12 pm Cibeles to Callao, Madrid Info: www.instagram.com/p/CPka22gjWl5/ On June 5, 1967, the Zionist entity, Israel, perpetrated one of the largest massacres in Palestine, condemning more than 400,000 Palestinians to join the rest of the displaced after the Nakba of 1948. For this reason we will go out to the streets again in support of the Palestinian people confronting the ongoing Nakba and the genocide, ethnic cleansing and plunder still continuing. For the right of return, to historical reparations, for the liberation of prisoners, and against international complicity, we call on you t…

5 June, Frankfurt: Naksa Day — Palestinian Resistance Continues
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-06-02
Saturday, 5 June 4 pm Hauptbahnhof (Central train station) Frankfurt, Germany Info: www.instagram.com/p/CPngcUZLPbj/ The 54th anniversary of Naksa, the wound that will never heal. The day the Zionist occupation annexed further parts of Palestine, the Naksa was the continuation of an illegal occupation, the continuation of the Nakba. Nineteen years earlier, in 1948, the Zionist occupiers unilaterally proclaimed the establishment of Israel, stole 78% of Palestine, and uprooted and displaced more than 800,000 Palestinians from their homeland. The colonization of Palestine has continued to this day in a viole…

6 June, Amsterdam: Stand up for a free Palestine!
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-06-02
Sunday, 6 June 3 pm Dam square Amsterdam, Nederland Info: www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbi… Join Samidoun Nederland and many more activists and organizers for Palestine to take the streets in Amsterdam and stand up for Palestine! | The article 6 June, Amsterdam: Stand up for a free Palestine! appeared first on Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network.

Thursday 6/3: Making Sense of Palestine Today: A Panel (Part 3 of 3)
Angela | indybay.org | 2021-06-02
Zoom Webinar…

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